High time for the 24-year-old American, who managed to prevail over Caroline Wozniacki with 7-6 (5), 6-3, in their third encounter. This victory gave Keys its 4th WTA title and together secured her position at No. 11 of the world ranking from today.
In her statements after the game, Keys said among other things that one reason that made the difference this time was her very good service. “I also think I was putting too much pressure on her. And most of all, I really believed in my game and followed my plan. Overall, I think I played really well today.”
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